Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. Here, once again, outstanding and original reviews are presented on a variety of topics, including tumor dormancy, micro RNA, tumor angiogenesis, cancer in mouse models, liposome based chemo and autoimmunotherapy, signaling in angiogenesis, targeted cancer therapy, and regulatory t-cells.


Researchers and students in the basic and clinical sciences of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in genetics, immunology, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.

Table of Contents

1: Tumor Dormancy and Metastasis Ann F. Chambers 2: The Role of Micro RNA in CLL Carlo Croce 3: Tumor Angiogenesis and Wound Repair Nancy Boudreau 4: Deciphering the Complexities of Cancer in Mouse Models Terry Van Dyke 5: Liposome Based Chemo and Autoimmunotherapy: From Basic Research to Approved Drugs Yechezkel Barenholz 6: P13K/PTEN Signaling in Angiogenesis and Tumorigenesis Bing-Hua Jiang 7: The Trail to the Targeted Therapy of Breast Cancer Stan Lipkowitz 8: Regulatory T-Cells Danila Valmori


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About the editors

George Vande Woude

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA NCI-Frederick Cancer Research Facility Frederick, Maryland ABL-Basic Research Program, NCI-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, Maryland

George Klein

Affiliations and Expertise

Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden


Praise for the Serial: "This classic and essential series presents critical overviews on select aspects of both cancer research and the basic underlying sciences."--American Scientist "Excellent, highly informative, in-depth reviews...expertly written, up-to-date, and well-referenced."--Journal of Medicinal Chemistry "This is a series that has a long tradition of excellence in the field of cancer biology."--Doody's Publishing Reviews